From the Wartime Website http://liverpoolremembrance.weebly.c...t-shelter.html

Today is the 70th Anniversary of this event.

The Rocket air raid shelter was on a triangular piece of land between Oakvale Church and the Rocket flyover, close to The Gardener's Arms pub at the junction of Broadgreen Road/ Edge Lane Drive. The exact spot where the shelter stood is unknown, but it was within this area. It was an ' E Type ' Shelter ( Built in the shape of the letter E ) and was also built into the ground for extra protection.


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On the night of 3rd May 1941 many people had made their way into the shelter as the heavy bombing raid took hold, Many had come out of a local dance hall looking for shelter as the sirens rang. Sadly the shelter took a direct hit that left many dead and injured.